Marc J. Ackerman, Ph.D., has written or co-authored dozens of books, chapters and articles in the area of child custody, divorce and forensic psychology. His most recent publications include: A Clinician’s Guide to Child Custody Evaluations, 3rd Edition (2006), Does Wednesday Means Mom’s House or Dad’s, 2nd Edition (2009), Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment, 2nd Edition (2010), Psychological Experts in Divorce Actions, 5th Edition (In preparation, 2011). He also co-authored the Ackerman-Schoendorf Scales for Parent Evaluation of Custody (ASPECT).
Dr. Ackerman has given dozens of seminars and workshops to various bar and psychological associations throughout the world and is noted for his organized, fast moving and entertaining presentation style. He is the Chair of the Forensic Psychology program at the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology where he is a full professor and former Dean. He is a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, holds a Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ), and is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) standards committee. He is president of the Wisconsin Psychology Foundation, past president of the Wisconsin Psychological Association and former chair of its ethics committee.